Imperial College London

Dr Vijesh Bhute, FHEA

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Senior Teaching Fellow



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  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Honorary Fellow, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Member of Metabolomics Society
  • Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Mmeber of the American Association for Cancer Research


  • Post-doctoral affiliate of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Research Associate, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK 


  • Postgraduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching, Imperial College London, 2021
  • PhD, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017
  • B.Tech, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2012


  • President's Award for Excellence in Teaching Innovation, 2022
  • Honorary Fellow, Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 2020
  • Graduate Academic Achievement Award, 2017
  • Winner of WARF Discovery Challenge, 2016
  • Travel Grant, International Stroke Conference, 2016
  • Institute Silver Medal,  Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2012
  • Proficiency Medal for Best Undergraduate Research Project, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2012
  • Academic Excellence Award, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2011
  • INSA Summer Research Fellowship, 2010



Landowski M, Bhute VJ, Grindel S, et al., 2023, Transmembrane protein 135 regulates lipid homeostasis through its role in peroxisomal DHA metabolism, Communications Biology, Vol:6

Landowski M, Bhute VJ, Takimoto T, et al., 2022, A mutation in transmembrane protein 135 impairs lipid metabolism in mouse eyecups, Scientific Reports, Vol:12, ISSN:2045-2322

Shah UV, Inguva K, Tan B, et al., 2022, CREATE labs – Student centric hybrid teaching laboratories, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:37, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:22-28

Bhute V, Sengupta S, Campbell J, et al., 2022, Effectiveness of a large-scale implementation of hybrid labs for experiential learning at Imperial College London, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:39, ISSN:1749-7728, Pages:58-66

Bhute VJ, McCaffrey J, Shenoy M, 2021, CMV, EBV, JCV and BKV infection and outcome following kidney transplantation in children initiated on a corticosteroid-minimisation immunosuppressive regimen, Pediatric Nephrology, Vol:36, ISSN:0931-041X, Pages:3229-3240

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